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Some mornings, my father would say that he’d done a “second shift”. This meant that he had relived the previous day’s work in his dreams. It’s happening to me now. 635 more words


Lymhoma - Fluid in the lung

Dear Dr Chris,

This is Pastor S. I used to live in Penang and my office was by BL market. Now I am based in Jakarta as a missionary. 239 more words


Pleural effusion

Pleural effusion is excess fluid that accumulates in the pleural cavity, the fluid-filled space that surrounds the lungs. This excess can impair breathing… 56 more words

Pleural Effusion

The Pilgrim Soldier

First off, if you clicked on any pages below the header and no text, it is simply because I have not written the text yet. When they are all done, I’ll post about that separately. 372 more words


Cutting it fine

OK, so Virgil has crashed and burned as an oncologist in my opinion. Why? Firstly there is the suggestion that he sees me only 4 times a year. 754 more words

Tangling With Cancer

Malignant Pleural Effusion causing SOB

Sorry for the very delayed post! A couple of weeks ago we talked through a case with Laura, one of the Medicine interns at UCSF. 349 more words

All systems go: A new treatment plan in motion

What a day, nay- what a week.

At work we are in the midst of the course registration frenzy. During this time there are a lot of time sensitive concerns, a high volume of varying needs, and general stress. 688 more words